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May Car Sales Return To Pre-Recession Levels

Good weather and a strong Memorial Day weekend helped car buyers ignore reports of recalls, pushing car and truck sales up more than ten percent in May.

06/04/2014

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US Video Game Sales Drop 11 Percent in November

U.S. retail sales of new video-game hardware, software and accessories fell 11 percent in November. But last month represented the smallest decrease so far this year, helped in part by the launch of Redmond based Nintendo’s new console, the Wii U.

12/13/2012

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Guide to Black Friday Shopping in Puget Sound

Whether you’re shopping online or at the store, you’ll have to hurry to finish your Thanksgiving meal to get a jump on your holiday shopping! Some retailers are opting to open even earlier than in years past, and others are sticking to tradition.

11/14/2012

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Best Ways To Save During The Holiday Sales Rush

The race is on to be first in line for this year’s best deals on holiday gifts: Black Friday is almost here. Every year, the stores open earlier in the wee hours of the morning, some even open at midnight after Thanksgiving Day, while other stores start the Black Friday sales on Turkey Day itself. If you’re going to get up that early (on a day off, no less), it is important to be prepared.

11/13/2012

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Best Ski and Snowboard Sales Events in Seattle

Winter is on the way! And if your kids grew over the summer, maybe it’s time to look for some new winter gear. Whether your family skis and snowboards, or just needs boots, coats and gloves, here are the places to get the equipment you need for winter time!

10/15/2012

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Man Charged With Stealing 44,000 Credit Card Numbers By Hacking Into Sales System

Federal prosecutors say a 21-year-old Dutch national coordinated the theft of about 44,000 credit card numbers worldwide, including some from the Boeing Employees Credit Union, by hacking into the sales system of businesses.

06/11/2012

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Amazon Kindle Sales Through the Roof

Seattle-based online retailer Amazon says 2011 was the best holiday ever for its Kindle-brand e-readers and tablet computers.

12/29/2011

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WA Business Leaders Open to Sales Tax Increase

Washington business leaders who opposed an income tax proposal last year are signaling that they are prepared to embrace Gov. Chris Gregoire’s new revenue plan.

12/27/2011

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With Internet Buying Up, Green Monday Looks Promising

It’s Green Monday… and economic forecasters predict it’s the beginning of the biggest week of online holiday shopping of the season. There are deals to be had… including free shipping!

12/12/2011

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More Stores Announce They’ll Be Opening at Midnight on Black Friday… and Sooner

According to USA Today, ToysRUs has announced it will open at 9:00pm on Thanksgiving Day, and WalMart will open at 10:00pm on Thanksgiving. Best Buy is the latest in the string of retail stores that have announced they’ll be opening their doors at 12:01am on Friday, November 25 for the start of the holiday shopping season.

11/08/2011

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